A small general aviation aircraft and a helicopter collided near an airport in Frederick County, Maryland today, killing three, the Frederick News-Post reports.
Chip Jewell, director of the Frederick County Division of Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services, confirmed three fatalities to the paper. The crash took place around 3:45 PM local time at Frederick Municipal Airport.
The three confirmed dead were all travelling in the helicopter. Two people in the aeroplane were transported to a nearby hospital.
A parachute that may have belonged to the crashed aircraft was spotted by onlookers:
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